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5-Pin Bowling

5 Pin Bowling is one of the highest-participation sports in Special Olympics Canada. Special Olympics Alberta programs are designed to teach bowling skills from beginner to advanced levels.


5 Pin Bowling

$5/ session

All abilities welcome

Ages: 14+

Upcoming Schedule

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Program Information

Program | 5 Pin Bowling
Wednesday | October to May
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Alley YMM - 8528 Manning Ave #15, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5G2

FAQ - everything you need to know

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of gear and equipment do I need to have for practice?

For practice:
-Athletic clothing
-Water bottle
-Bowling shoes (most alley's will provide for the athletes, however if you have your own, you are welcome to bring them!)
-Personal Bowling Ball (this may vary depending on the program, please discuss with your coaches prior to bringing your own ball)

For Competition:

All athletes and coaches must be dressed uniformly and in proper bowling attire. Such attire includes a collared shirt, pants with a straight hemmed bottom. Denim, sweat pants, stir-up pants, spandex, yoga pants, cargo shorts/pants and hats shall not be permitted.

Bowling Ramps are available for those who require assistance to roll the ball down the lane.

Do you need experience to participate in this sport?

No. All new and returning athletes are welcome to participate and compete in this sport. We can always find accommodations that may be needed like:
-Ramps are available for those who require assistances to roll the ball down the lane.
-For those who require wheelchairs, the athlete can bowl from their wheelchair, form another chair, or from a self-supporting position.
- An athlete with a visual impairment may have their coach give them pre-delivery assistance. The coach may properly align the athlete but can not assist in the delivery of the ball.

How do you qualify for a competition in this sport?

Your local affiliate will take the current season's average based upon a minimum of 25 games.

What happens if there is inclement weather?

Weather cancellations are determined on the day of the program. If severe weather is forecasted during program time, the program will typically be cancelled (snowstorms, extreme cold warnings, etc.)

See weather policy for more information!